Alarmclock puzzle

Mo Abrahams moabrahams at
Tue May 13 18:00:06 CEST 2008

So, will there be one of these plastic disc slots in the freerunner? or
do we have to wait till the next gen of openmoko? =P

On Tue, 2008-05-13 at 08:55 -0700, Michael Shiloh wrote:
> Joe Pfeiffer wrote:
> > Michael Shiloh writes:
> >> Way off-topic, but the best alarm clock I've ever seen is one that 
> >> shoots a little flying disc out of the top when the alarm goes off. You 
> >> have to get out of bed, find the disc (perhaps this would encourage my 
> >> daughter to clean up her room before going to bed?), and insert it 
> >> correctly in the clock in order to shut the alarm off.
> >>
> >> I laugh every time I think of this thing. Innovative, practical, and fun.
> > 
> > "Fun" is not a concept that I'm able to consolidate with "alarm
> > clock"...
> Oh lighten up. Imagine this:
> You've been up until 2am packing, you had to wake up at 5:45 to get an 
> early morning flight, the airport shuttle is outside honking its horn, 
> the baby is crying, and the dog just chewed up little plastic disc from 
> the alarm clock.
> What's not fun about that?
> :-)
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